direct evidence

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Statement, such as an eyewitness testimony, that is based on personal knowledge or observation and which, if true, directly proves or disproves an alleged or disputed fact without resorting to any assumption or inference. See also circumstantial evidence.

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Unless the jury sees direct evidence that the defendant committed this murder, there is no way that they will convict him.
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We did not have enough direct evidence that he did anything and that made us all really upset, because we know he did it.
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Unless there is direct evidence that someone did something you should probably not openly accuse them of it in case you are wrong.
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